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Most of the movie theatres in Lisbon are situated inside large shopping centers & multiplexes. The cinemas show mainstream Hollywood blockbusters and independent movies where the audiences enjoy their spare hours with pop-corn. Art house theatres are also an indispensable part of Lisbon entertainment that provides a platform for local creations & critically acclaimed productions for the art lovers.
  • Amoreiras
Amoreiras cinema located in Metro Rato shopping centre and possessing 11 screens shows Hollywood blockbusters is a famous cinema mostly amongst the youth.
Address: Av Eng Duarte Pacheco, Lisbon.
Tel.: +351 21 387 8752
  • Quarteto
Quarteto is a unique place that exhibits a reverential cult and shows independent films.
Address: Flores Lima, 16, Northern Lisbon.
Tel.: +351 21 797 1378
  • Cinemateca Portuguese
Cinemateca Portuguese is Lisbon’s national film theatre that posses a library and a museum. It is known for the superb monthly programmes that pulls a great deal of crowd.
On a daily basis, the cinema displays two shows, which depict the history of International and Portuguese cinema right from the silent era to the classic Hollywood themes. It also shows the work of some of Europe’s most admired directors’ from Ingmar Bergman to Manoel de Oliveira.
Address: Rua Barata Salgueiro, 39, Lisbon.
Tel.: +351 21 359 6226
  • Monumental Saldanha
Monumental Saldanha showcases a blend of Hollywood blockbusters with independent films. It has eight screens, implausible sound quality along with a marvelous interior that gives a great feeling to the visitor.
Address: Av Fontes Pereira de Melo, Lisbon.
Tel.: +351 21 314 2223
  • Cinema São Jorge
Cinema São Jorge inaugurated in 1950 is a great architectural piece, which even won a prize in 1951 for the fantastic technological innovation that it possesses. It has five screens. This cinema in Lisbon is known for its movie festivals that attract a large number of people.
Address: Av. da Liberdade, 175, Lisbon.
Tel.: +351 21 310 3400
  • Teatro Nacional Dona Maria II
Teatro Nacional Dona Maria II situated in Lisbon down-town is a classical style theatre that was inaugurated in 1846. The theatre was again rebuilt in 1964 as a fire broke out in its vicinity. Apart from theater activities the place also has a beautiful collection in the form of library.
Address: Pç. D. Pedro IV, Lisbon.
Tel.: +351 21 325 0853
  • Sao Carlos Opera House
Sao Carlos is a great place for opera lovers built in 18th century, where one can enjoy the performances along with the great interior. Different ranges of tickets are kept for different seats and as per the opening.
Address: Rua Serpa Pinto 9, Lisbon.
Tel.: +351 21 325 3000
  • Vasco da Gama
Vasco da Gama possesses around ten screens with a good quality sound.
Address: Centro Vasco da Gama, Parque das Nações, Lisbon.
Tel.: +351 21 893 0601.
  • Teatro Cinearte
Opened in 1938 Teatro Cinearte is also known as Cinearte Cinema. It is located in the Santos district to the West of the city centre. The cinema’s auditorium has a striking ceiling which is made up with lighting fins.
Address: Largo de Santos 2, Lisbon.
Tel.: +351 21 396 5360
  • St Luiz Theatre / Mário Viegas Theatre
It is three-Space Theatre. A large theatre that has a number of separate and interconnected performing spaces in between. It includes both St. Luiz Theatre and the Mário Viegas theatre which is mainly used for experimental drama. The theatre also consists of a Winter Garden - a bar and lounge area, a corporate training facility and a floodlight/QLight system for an international religious organization.
Address: Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Museu da Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
This place is visited for its famous ballet, concerts, recitals and the jazz performances.
Address: Av. de Berna 45, Lisbon.
Tel.: +351 21 782 3000
  • Agência de Bilhetes para Espectáculos Públicos
Agência de Bilhetes para Espectáculos Públicos is known for the latest theatre productions.
Address: Praça dos Restauradores, Lisbon.
Tel.: +351 21 346 1189
  • The Dona Maria National Theater
It is located on the north side of the Rossio which is renovated completely with modern technology.
Address: Praça Dom Pedro IV, Lisbon.
Tel.: +351 21 325 0835
  • Centro Cultural de Belém
A reasonably priced located where many concerts and exhibitions are held. Various national and international artists & musicians also perform here.
Address: Praça do Império, Lisbon.
Tel.: +351 21 361 2400
  • Pavilhão Atlântico
Pavilhão Atlântico is Lisbon's one of the biggest indoor house, where many large-scale classical concerts are held with few dance performances.
Address: Lisbon, Portugal.
Tel.: +351 21 891 9333